Sheffield Sport: Weekend round-up 20/02/17

FA Cup

Lincoln City made history as the first non-league side in 103 years to reach the last eight of the FA Cup. They beat Premier League side Burnley 1-0 on Saturday.

Their quarter-final opponents will be decided tonight when Sutton United play Arsenal at 19:55.

Also on Saturday, Huddersfield Town drew 0-0 with Manchester City.

On Sunday, Harry Kane scored a hat-trick giving Tottenham Hotspur a 3-0 derby victory against Fulham.

EFL Championship

Sheffield Wednesday won 2-1 against Nottingham Forest, placing them 6th – just below Leeds United.

Photo credit: Joe Bamford

League 1

In League One, Sheffield United drew 1-1 with title rivals Scunthorpe United, and are still maintaining their five-point gap at the top of the table.

Chesterfield lost out to Bury, with a 2-1 result, and Bradford City drew 2-2 with Bolton Wanderers.


Ice Hockey

Sheffield Steelers won 4-3 against Manchester Storm, with Jace Coyle scoring the winning goal during overtime. Their next game is against the Edinburgh Capitals on Wednesday at 19:30.

Photo credit: Danielle Mustarde

The Steelers are currently third in the Elite League.



Sheffield Sharks managed a 62-58 win against Leeds Force, proclaiming themselves ‘Kings of Yorkshire’.





In Rugby League, Sheffield Eagles lost out 16-42 to Halifax on Sunday in the Kingstone Press Championship

SSE FA Womens’ Cup

Sheffield Ladies lost 1-0 to Doncaster Rover Belles in the SSE FA Womens’ Cup.


Sheffield played host to BUCS nationals this weekend, with several impressive victories going to Sheffield students. For more coverage, see here.